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Don’t Confuse Your Reader: Why Base Logic in Your Novel is Vital

Providing information out of logical order undermines your reader’s trust in you

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There is a famous quote about what makes a story. “The king died, and then the queen died” is not a story, but “The king died, and then the queen died of grief” shows causation, so it is now a story. My version would be…

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Sherryl Clark

Sherryl Clark

Writer, teacher, editor, book lover — www.sherrylclarkwritingcoach.com is where I offer editing and manuscript development services.